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Probably one of the Angels, maybe queen angel?

Also, one of my favs that I don's see mentioned a lot. . .

barnacle blenny:
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I'd second the vote for Silver Belly Wrasse. The colouration is quite simple, but very eye catching. They're a beautiful shape, and the way they move, eyes always darting to and fro, they're a stunning fish. I love 'em. When my tank is sufficiently established I'll have a pair. I read that you can only keep them singly, but I had a pair years ago and they were always together.
 
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I'd second the vote for Silver Belly Wrasse. The colouration is quite simple, but very eye catching. They're a beautiful shape, and the way they move, eyes always darting to and fro, they're a stunning fish. I love 'em. When my tank is sufficiently established I'll have a pair. I read that you can only keep them singly, but I had a pair years ago and they were always together.
The reason it’s recommended to keep pairs is all wrasses transition to male eventually in captivity. A pair of males is much more likely to end up fighting it out to the death (Much like two alpha males in dogs, there will never be two alpha males and if there is they’ll fight it out till one either backs down or dies).
 

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The reason it’s recommended to keep pairs is all wrasses transition to male eventually in captivity. A pair of males is much more likely to end up fighting it out to the death (Much like two alpha males in dogs, there will never be two alpha males and if there is they’ll fight it out till one either backs down or dies).
Thanks. I'm often amazed at how much I don't know. Maybe I should forget the idea of a reef.
 

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I remember seeing my first juvenile and it was one of the most unusual fish I had ever seen. I totally agree!
In the late 1970s there was a nightclub in Leicester, England (the Fusion Nightclub) which had one of those in a huge tank above the bar. Probably not huge enough though.
 
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There are way too many to list across all types. I wish I had a tank big enough... Oh wait... It's call the ocean. :) Gobies, blennies, mandarins, scorpionfish, frogfish, anglers, seahorses and pipefish all have a special place in my heart for their beauty (as odd as some of them are) but all of the ones listed here are for the win as well. :)
 
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For me, it’s hard to beat angelfish. While butterflies, wrasses, some tangs, and many other families of fish have species that appeal to me and if not, appeal to others, when it comes to the overall aesthetics, nothing can beat angelfish for me.
 

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I'd have to agree with everyone here. So much great variety!

my secondary vote then would be a gemmatum tang. They have a very understated beauty
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definitely not understated for their price point :face-with-tears-of-joy: . But I must agree one of the prettiest fish out there.
 

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definitely not understated for their price point :face-with-tears-of-joy: . But I must agree one of the prettiest fish out there.
Definitely gotta agree here haha, Think I’d rather have an anampses wrasse with the same pattern but MUCH cheaper
 
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